Because we are Loopies, and we love yarn.. how else could we wish you all a happy Valentine’s Day except with a pair of cozy mittens? These are the Heart Mittens by Mary Jane Mucklestone, knitted by Annie, using DROPS “Nepal.”
We thought we’d do something a bit different for the 12 Days of Christmas. Please enjoy our retrospective “The 12 Cardigans of Rose-mas.” We’ll post a new “Rose Cardigan” until Christmas Eve, with bonus Rose because we adore her. Cardigan number 1 is Castlegar by Laura Chau which Rose knitted with Sweet Georgia Bulletproof Sock.
Our mini mitten garland at the store, featuring our first mini mitten, courtesy of Marilynn! Plus Annie’s mitten #1, front and back!
Using the Fish Hat designed by Thelma Egberts (Knitty – Winter 2008) and our very own “Southern Alberta Beefy yarn, Annie knitted and felted herself a fine, wearable MagiKarp! If you are interested in a catching a MagiKarp too, Ravelry has quite a few pages of inspiration here! Not sure if it will fit in …
We have some bad news, Annie has lost her yarn fort! The good news is, we can show you some of the goodies that were inside! Drops Fabel Uni Colour sock yarn, comes in 50 gram/205 metre balls. This is Drops’ solid colour sock yarn, so it’s perfect for all the gorgeous patterns that can …
We wanted to show you Karen’s sweater today. She found the pattern in a vintage Family Circle magazine, and knitted it in Heart West Haven 2 ply yarn, a locally sourced yarn from Millarville, Alberta. Great job, Karen! It is one beautiful sweater, and the details are amazing!
Today’s show and tell is the first hexagon of Mary Collins’ Persian Dreams blanket. She used a cream coloured yarn with a self striping yarn (both in fingering weight) for contrast. Beautiful!
Malabrigo Rasta is a super bulky yarn made of 100% merino. It comes in skeins of 90 yards/150 grams and is perfect for hats, cowls, and scarves. Also shawls, in fact, we found a gorgeous one that is designed especially for Rasta! Depending on the size you choose, for only 1 or 2 skeins, you …
New dyer, new ideas, new fun stuff! Introducing Frabjous Fibers.
Single Skein Sunday